To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.